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Replaced the sender. Same gas gauge behavior. Damn

On the bright side, I now know exactly how far my car will go on a tank of gas. Ran it down to 1/8 full, put a 2 gallon can in the trunk and drove until it ran out of fuel. Check out these weird numbers.

161 miles - gas gauge reads empty
234 miles - low fuel light comes on (had never seen it before)
291 mies - out of gas

The car actually took 23 gallons on the fill up. (including fuel from my spare can) That makes 12.6 MPG in town. Pretty good, considering I am always on boost. It was only 7 MPG before the rebuild, so I'm pleased (Thanks again Dave M) I fill up at 250 miles now.

Time to look for a new gas gauge.
Old 07-13-2011, 08:48 PM
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